Jul 18, 2018 - Politics & Policy

All states have requested election security funds

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All 55 eligible states and territories have now requested election security funds from Congress as of Monday, according to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

Yes, but: The $380 million Congress allocated is not enough to upgrade the electronic voting machines that don't provide a way to double check that election results are accurate. Few states have shared plans for upgrading security measures ahead of the midterms.

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